Effect of Sling Exercise with PNF Basic Procedure for Pain and Balance Ability of Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain

PNF기법을 적용한 슬링운동이 만성요통환자의 통증과 균형능력에 미치는 영향

  • Kang, Tae-Woo (Dept. of Physical Therapy, Wonkwang University School of Medicine & Hospital) ;
  • Park, Young-See (Dept. of Physical Therapy, Goodmorning Hospital)
  • Received : 2012.11.21
  • Accepted : 2013.05.23
  • Published : 2013.06.30

Abstract

Purpose : The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of sling exercise with PNF basic procedure in patients with chronic low back pain. Methods : This study included 14 patients with chronic low back pain, who were performed sling exercise combined PNF basic procedure. The exercise program comprised 3 sessions of 30 minutes per week for 8 weeks. The VAS(Visual analogue Scale) and BBS(Berg Balance Scale) were evaluated before and after training. All data were analyzed using SPSS 12.0. Results : Significant differences were observed the chronic low back pain patient for VAS, BBS. Chronic low back pain patient improved all test. Conclusion : Sling exercise with PNF basic procedure about chronic low back pain patient is very useful and effective. It is effective in clinical practice.